Andy Welsh

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Group Chief Operating Officer at Bradford College

As Group Chief Operating Officer, Andy is in charge of all Building Services and Facilities functions and has responsibility for environmental issues across College.

Andy is also the man behind the College’s Accommodation Strategy including the building of the high quality Trinity Green sports and engineering facilities and the major campus rebuild providing state-of-the-art buildings for students and staff.

Andy is also in charge of Human Resources and is keen to promote staff wellbeing. Since his appointment in 2004, Andy has secured both Investors in People and Work Life Balance awards.

Andy has a Degree in Chemistry and began his career at Leeds City Council. He became Personnel Manager at Joseph Priestley College, Director of HR, then Director of Resources. Whilst working, he also completed an MBA at the University of Leeds. He joined Bradford College a few years ago and in May 2014 was appointed Group Chief Executive.